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Old 04-01-2011, 08:09 AM   #1
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trivia 4/1

trivia 4/1
DID YOU KNOW...............
Our Moon is moving closer to us at a rate of one inch per
year................. it's gonna hit us eventually !

1. What's the main difference between a Drunk and an Alcoholic ?
2. What do you put in a toaster ?
3. Say 'silk' five times. Now spell 'silk.'
What do cows drink?
4. If a red house is made from red bricks and a blue house is made from
blue bricks and a pink house is made from pink bricks and a black house
is made from black bricks, what is a green house made from?
5. Without using a calculator -
You are driving a bus from London to
Milford Haven in Wales .
In London , 17 people get on the bus.
In Reading , 6 people get off the bus and 9 people get on.
In Swindon , 2 people get off and 4 get on.
In Cardiff , 11 people get off and 16 people get on.
In Swansea , 3 people get off and 5 people get on.
In Carmathen, 6 people get off and 3 get on.
You then arrive at Milford Haven.
Everybody gets off...

Without scrolling back to review, how old is the bus driver?

6. From which animal (s) do we get Catgut ?
7. What are the Canary Islands named after ?
8. Which Country produces Panama Hats ?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The Notre Dame Football players best known as the "Four Horsemen" were first
known as the "Teletubbies".
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1. Us Drunks don't have to attend all those danged meetings !
2. Bread ( if you said "toast", well............)
3. water
4. glass
5. Oh, for crying out loud!
Don't you remember your own age?
It was YOU driving the bus!!
6. Sheep and Horses
7. Dogs
8. Ecuador

TRUTH !!
The Teletubbies, also known as the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (and
"Satan's Little Cousins" to their frustrated rivals), led Notre Dame to two
football National Championships between 1920 and 1924. The four were all
dominant figures in their respective positions in the back-field, crushing
each opponent mightily.

Tinky "Winky" Stuhldreher
Tinky "Winky" was the quarterback of the team. He led the nation in passing
all four years that he started. He threw a record 135 career touchdowns,
earning him a Purple Heart (later rescinded after discovering that he was
not actually in Los Angeles for his alleged 5-touchdown performance against
UCLA). Stuhldreher, a 5-7, 151-pounder from Massillon, Ohio, was a
self-assured leader who not only could throw accurately but also returned
punts and proved a solid blocker.

Elmer "Dipsy" Layden
Dipsy, so called for how he made defenders feel after a crushing block, was
the fullback who led the way on many option plays to touchdowns. The fastest
of the quartet, he became the Irish defensive star with his timely
interceptions and also handled the punting chores. The 6-foot, 162-pounder
from Davenport, Iowa boasted 4-second speed in the 40-yard dash. He didn't
carry the ball often, but rather preferred the violence of blocking. He
critically injured a record 15 people against Syracuse (charges were
dropped).
Jim "Laalaa" Crowley
Crowley, who came to Notre Dame in 1921 from Green Bay, Wisconsin, stood
5-11 and weighed 162 pounds. Known as "Laa-Laa" for his tendency to hum
spunky tunes in the huddle, Crowley outmaneuvered many a defender with his
clever, shifty ballcarrying. He was the halfback who split time with Don
"Po" Miller. Oftentimes, all four horsemen were on the same field for the
T-bone formation, but usually it was Crowley who got the call on these
plays. Compiling 1,000 yards for all four seasons, Crowley was coveted by
NFL teams for his speed and versatility. In a stunning move, though, Crowley
jumped the NFL in favour of culinary school.
Don "Po" Miller
Po was called such because he was so kind that people said he was
"practically half-pope". Somebody very clever then called him Po. Miller, a
native of Defiance, Ohio, followed his three brothers to Notre Dame. At
5'11", 160 pounds, Miller proved to be the team's breakaway threat. Miller
often caught passes out of the back-field, which made him ahead of his time
(seeing that the forward pass was not yet legal). Referees did not care,
however, because often they had money on the game in favor of Notre Dame.


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Old 04-01-2011, 02:48 PM   #2
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LOL I got the ones in red.

1. Us Drunks don't have to attend all those danged meetings !--Ok, I said it was how much money you made. Drunk = poor, Alcoholic = wealthy.
2. Bread ( if you said "toast", well............)
3. water
4. glass
5. Oh, for crying out loud!
Don't you remember your own age?
It was YOU driving the bus!!

6. Sheep and Horses--I knew but forgot.
7. Dogs
8. Ecuador


TRUTH !!
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